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Mercedes commits to Formula E, to leave DTM

LONDON Mercedes will leave the German Touring Car (DTM) championship at the end of next year and enter the electric Formula E series in the 2019/20 season, the carmaker announced on Monday.

Matsushita to test with Sauber F1 team 24 Jul 2017

LONDON Honda protege Nobuharu Matsushita will have his first experience of driving a Formula One car when he tests with Sauber in Hungary next week, the Swiss-based team said on Monday.

Kubica to test 2017 Renault in Hungary 24 Jul 2017

Polish driver Robert Kubica, whose career looked over when he partially severed his forearm in a 2011 rally accident, will test Renault's current Formula One car on Aug. 2 in Hungary, the French manufacturer said on Monday.

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Slow puncture caused Vettel's Silverstone blowout 21 Jul 2017

LONDON A slow puncture caused Sebastian Vettel's dramatic penultimate lap tyre blowout at last weekend's British Grand Prix, Pirelli said on Friday.

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Haas to stick with same drivers next season 21 Jul 2017

LONDON The Haas Formula One team will have the same driver lineup of Romain Grosjean and Kevin Magnussen next season, owner Gene Haas said on Friday.

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Formula One 'halo' is a mistake, says Lauda 20 Jul 2017

LONDON Formula One's decision to introduce a 'halo' cockpit protection device next year is a mistake, according to former champion Niki Lauda.

Mexico GP to build on Day of the Dead theme 20 Jul 2017

LONDON Mexican Grand Prix organisers are planning to bring more of a flavour of the country's Day of the Dead festivities to this year's race, after previous reticence due to Formula One's inherent danger and tragic past.

F1 to implement 'halo' protection device from 2018 19 Jul 2017

LONDON Formula One will introduce the 'halo' cockpit protection system from next year, the sport's governing body, the FIA, said on Wednesday.